CLEAPSS - An Introduction to Preparing Solutions & Apparatus Safely for Technicians

This all-day practical course is designed as a first introduction for new and/or inexperienced science technicians

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Mar 31, 2020
from 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM


Education CPD+, University of Leicester

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The aims of the course are to:

  • Introduce the basic skills needed to work safely and effectively in the prep room;
  • Provide an introduction to Health and Safety requirements including clarifying the need for control measure to manage risks;
  • Develop confidence in how to recognise risk and how to respond quickly if problems arise; and
  • Introduce technicians to CLEAPSS resources and support.

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Topics covered include:

  • Recipe Sheets - what, why and how;
  • Getting the right chemical - reading the label and knowing when to ask for help;
  • Making solutions - choosing the right equipment. basic techniques and simple adaptions to recipes;
  • Supporting class activities - identifying equipment, setting out, delivering, retrieving and clearing up;
  • The need for control measures; and
  • Simple Glasswork

  • Each technician should bring to the course as many of the following as possible:
    Eye protection
    Protective gloves
    Lab coat
    Set of cork borers
    Glass cutter

To book onto this Session: call 0116 252 3771 or email or use our Online booking Form

Audience: Science Technicians
Date: Tuesday 31st March 2020
Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Cost: £150 for CLEAPSS members (£280 for non members)
Tutor: Joanna Sacks

All times and details of a session are given as a guide only. Education CPD+ reserves the right to amend these details where circumstances dictate.

Contact Us

Education CPD+
School of Education
University of Leicester
21 University Road

Tel: 0116 252 3771
Fax: 0116 252 5772

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